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Male 22â€“35 cm (8Â½-13Â¾ in, including bill 2Â·2 cm, tail 16â€“24 cm); Female 10Â·5 cm (4 in)
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Similar to the Red-billed Streamertail, which has a red bill.
A common endemic to Jamaica, found only in the extreme east of the island, from Port Antonio and the Morant River eastward.
The Red-billed and Black-billed Streamertails were once considered races of the Streamertail (T. polytmus) as they intergrade in areas of contact.
Wet areas of East Jamaica from sea level to elfin forest.
Their main diet consists of nectar.
They build a cup-shaped nest of fine rootlets and fibres.
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